5 edition of Genes, Oncogenes, and Hormones found in the catalog.
October 31, 1992
Written in English
|Contributions||Robert B. Dickson (Editor), Marc E. Lippman (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||472|
Genes and Cancer. Advances in science have improved our knowledge of the inner workings of cells, the basic building blocks of the body. All living things are made of cells. Complex animals such as humans have trillions of cells. Cells work together to form organs, such as the heart, liver, and skin. Human bodies have several organ systems. Some of the paper titles are: A Role for Proto-Oncogenes in Differentiation.; The ras Gene Family; Regulation of Human Globin Gene Expression; Regulation of Gene Expression by Steroid Hormones; The Effect of DNA Methylation on DNA-Protein Interactions and on the Regulation of Gene Expression; and Trans-Acting Elements Encoded in Immediate Early.
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Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters is a popular science book by the science writer Matt Ridley, published by Fourth chapters are numbered for the pairs of human chromosomes, one pair being the X and Y sex chromosomes, so the numbering goes up to Author: Matt Ridley. The two main types of genes that are associated with cancer are oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes. Oncogenes are MUTATIONs of proto-oncogenes that lead cells to tumorgenesis WHEN there is also an ELIMINATION of tumor suppressor genes. Tumor suppressor genes protect the cell from oncogenes, so when they are eliminated, uncontrolled cell proliferation and therefore .
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Cancer results from alterations in critical regulatory genes that control cell proliferation, differentiation, and survival. Studies of tumor viruses revealed that specific genes (called oncogenes) are capable of inducing cell transformation, thereby and Hormones book the first insights into the molecular basis of cancer.
However, the majority (approximately 80%) of human cancers are not induced by. Get this from a library. Genes, oncogenes, and hormones: advances in cellular and molecular biology of breast cancer. [Robert B Dickson; Marc E Lippman;]. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cancer Treatment and Research: Genes, Oncogenes, and Hormones: Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer 61 (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.
Free shipping for many products. An oncogene is a gene that has the potential to cause cancer. In tumor cells, these genes are often mutated, or expressed at high levels.
Most normal cells will undergo a programmed form of rapid cell death when critical functions are altered and ted oncogenes can cause those cells designated for apoptosis to survive and proliferate instead. Read Genes Oncogenes and Hormones: Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer.
This book provides an excellent example of the need for the expertise and viewpoints of many disciplines in explaining the relations of hormones and genes to cancer in humans. With the ever-expanding amount of information in this area, future efforts to integrate the research studies into an up-to-date, all-inclusive book may be a by: Oncogenes are typically genes that encode growth factors, growth factor receptors, downstream effectors of signal transduction pathways, and enzymes responsible for the metabolism of activating proteins.
Oncogenes are generated from proto-oncogenes, commonly by acquisition of a gain-of-function mutation or gene amplification, leading to growth. As noted in the previous section, tumor cells differ from their normal counterparts in many respects: growth control, morphology, cell-to-cell interactions, membrane properties, cytoskeletal structure, protein secretion, and gene expression.
We also saw that two broad classes of genes — proto-oncogenes (e.g., ras) and tumor-suppressor genes (e.g., APC) — play a key role in cancer by: 9. Get this from a library. Genes, Oncogenes, and Hormones: Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer. [Robert B Dickson; Marc E Lippman] -- This volume is the third edited by Drs.
Dickson and Lippman in the `Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer' series. It continues to explore the scientific thermes begun in the. Several Mutations to Cause Cancer. Typically, a series of several mutations that constitutively activate oncogenes and inactivate tumor suppressor genes is required to transform a normal cell into a cancer cell (Figure ).Cells have developed a number of control mechanisms to.
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Cgx. Download Oncogenes: An Introduction to. normal host genes involved in regulating the cell cycle and cell division; become true oncogenes when they are overexpressed, mutated, or expressed at the wrong time retroviral oncogenes ex Each encodes a protein that acts at different steps in the pathway of normal cellular growth regulation; ex.
Growth factor, Growth factor receptor, Protein. And we had identified two culprits, genes we know as proto-oncogenes, which suffer gain of function in cancer cells, that essentially become jammed accelerators, and tumor suppressor genes, which suffer loss of function, as if they were a failed brake.
This rationale is appropriate for tumor suppressor genes that encode proteins that normally form homomeric complexes (e.g., dimers or other oligomers). In this hypothesis, mutation in one allele results in a heteromeric, dys-functional gene product (e.g., a wild-type and mutant protein complex).Author: Jill A.
Macoska. Cancer is a malignant tumor caused by DNA damage, which leads to uncontrolled cell growth. Tumor progression is locally favored by the mitogenic effects of hormones or growth factors, which stimulate the tumor's growth, or the activation of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor, which induces angiogenesis and leads to metastasis.
About out of 25, genes that set up the human genome Author: Guy-Joseph Lemamy. Genes whose protein products function in the SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION pathways that control normal cell growth, divsion and diff.
NOT of viral origin, Retroviral oncogenes are derived from host cell protooncogenes via genetic recomb. Products: GROWTH FACTOR PROTEINS & can b/c cellular oncogenes via pt or del mutations. Tumor suppressor genes, or anti-oncogenes, encode proteins that transduce negative cell growth regulation signals such as those involved in cell cycle arrest and apoptosis.
29 In contrast to oncogenes, which are activated by mutation of only one of the two gene copies, tumor suppressor genes are inactivated by point mutations or deletion in.Genes are altered, or "mutated," in various ways as part of the mechanism by which cancer arises.
Oncogenes. One group of genes implicated in the development of cancer are damaged genes, called "oncogenes." Oncogenes are genes whose PRESENCE in certain forms and/or overactivity can stimulate the development of cancer.Genes and the Biology of Cancer (Scientific American Library Series, Covers such topics as oncogenes, tumor supressor genes, growth factors, transmembrane receptors, signaling pathways, etc.
Gives some historic background and describes some of the methods of research used. Gives an over-all picture of the multi-step model of cancer's by: